- WEIGHT: 85 to 140 lbs
- HEIGHT: 24 to 29 inches
- COLOR(S): Black with bright, symmetrical russet and white markings. They have white at the toes, tail tip, chest and blaze. The tan always lies between the black and white. Red tricolors do occur but are not acceptable.
- BREED GROUP: Working
Treeing Tennessee Brindle
WEIGHT: 30 to 50 lbs
HEIGHT: 16 to 24 inches
COLOR(S): Brindle, or black with streaking. With or without white markings on chest or feet.
Treeing Tennessee Brindles are friendly and active dogs. They get along well with other dogs, as they are usually used to hunt with other dogs. They are also friendly almost any person. Easygoing and good-natured, this breed is also a very hard worker. They are intelligent, alert, and affectionate. This breed is more sensitive to treatment than most other dogs. It is believed of their hearts that, "You can take it out, but you can never put it back." When choosing a puppy, the best personality would be a pup who is bold, happy, confident, and inquisitive. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is also very vocal.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle should be occasionally brushed and bathed in order to remove dead hair and dirt. Low maintenance is all this breed requires
There are no known health problems particular to this breed.
This breed should be exercised regularly to keep them in shape for hunting, as they have a strong desire to hunt. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle breed is not recommended for apartment dwelling. They are highly active and require a rural setting where they can be free to roam, to hone their hunting skills. They enjoy time with their family and prefer to be outdoors.
When training a Treeing Tennessee Brindle one should be very careful not to abuse them in any way. These dogs can be particularly sensitive, and may never trust you again if abused. The best way to train this breed is by positive, loving reinforcement that is consistent. Learning Rate: Medium. Obedience - High. Problem Solving - Medium.
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